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339 Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, flattened oval shape with baluster shoulder and straight neck, resting on a raised oval foot, decorated with a continuous scene with two birds and bamboos, carved coral stopper on a black collar, ht. 1 7/8 in. $700-900

340 Cinnabar Snuff Bottle, China, 20th century, flattened oval shape with slightly waisted neck and metal rim, resting on a metal foot, decorated with carved floral vases over a trellis pattern ground between a lotus scroll and lappet bands around the sides, shoulder, and bottom, domed cinnabar stopper on a metal collar, ht. 3 in. $700-900

341 Puddingstone Snuff Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, flattened oval shape with baluster shoulder and straight mouth, resting on a raised oval foot, well hollowed, domed coral stopper on a black collar and brown spoon, ht. 2 1/2 in. $700-900

342 Bamboo Snuff Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, carved in the shape of a flattened gourd with leaves, on a carved flat stand, stem-shape coral stopper, ht. 2 3/4 in. $800-1,000

343 Dark Gray Hardstone Snuff Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, flattened rounded square form with a straight round neck, resting on a raised oval foot, well hollowed, decorated with a carved figure on an ox in bas relief using the stone’s natural gray markings, the slightly domed tourmaline stopper on a jadeite ring collar, brown stained spoon, ht. 2 3/4 in. $800-1,000

344 Peking Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, flattened rounded square form with a straight round neck, resting on a raised oval foot, well hollowed, decorated with a continuous Daoist landscape with figures under pine trees in orange over a yellow ground, orange glass stopper, (missing spoon), ht. 3 in. $700-900

345 Famille Rose Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, lobed lozenge-shape flask with a waisted neck, resting on a short stem foot, decorated with a Daoist scene with figures between two bands of foliate scrolls in iron red on sides, domed red agate stopper on a pearly collar, four-character Jaiqing mark on the base, ht. 2 5/8 in. $800-1,000

346 Jadeite Covered Vase, China, flattened octagonal baluster flask-shape with a straight neck and flanged rim, resting on a stemmed foot, the body and shoulder decorated with floral and foliate scroll design in bas relief on six sides, the plain neck decorated with an openwork floral spray with a loose ring to two sides, the plain cover with two applied S-shaped bands to two sides and two carved birds on top, translucent pale apple green stone with white inclusions, ht. 7 in. $3,000-5,000 347 Two Jade Openwork Plaques, China, both rounded rectangular with ribbed borders, one decorated with a bat, a shou character, a lotus, and lingzhi mushrooms; and one with stylized dragon and phoenix design with a lotus surrounded with a bead border, stone of pale celadon with purple inclusions, ht. to 3 1/2, wd. to 2 7/8 in. $1,200-1,500

347A Pair of Nephrite Jade Openwork Plaques, China, square, decorated with two gourds and bats combined with four characters describing blessings within a border decorated with four archaic-style chilong scroll designs, pale celadon stone, one with russet markings the other with gray spotted inclusions, wd. 3 1/8 in. $3,000-5,000

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